Data Steward
IKEA Group
Älmhult, Kronoberg
6 dagar sedan

Company description

At IKEA of Sweden in Älmhult, the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world! It is also here in Älmhult where we explore the future to create ideas and innovations for a better everyday life at home for the many people.

The range is our identity and the product information is an essential part of the IKEA Concept. New technology is changing behaviour and the demands for new ways to interact and share real-

time insights are essential for continuous growth. The goal of the IKEA Product Information Management (IPIM) Programme is to create a foundation that enables a digital ecosystem with the IKEA range at its heart.

It means exploring and designing how data about and around our products is created and captured, how it is distributed and made available.

IPIM is a programme that covers the whole IKEA value chain and all IKEA retailers.

We are currently looking for a Data Steward to join the Product Information Management team. Are you our new colleague?

Job description

As a Data Steward you will embark on an exciting journey in the digital transformation of IKEA! You will help set-up the future capabilities for product information at IKEA by providing a framework and governance for data & information management.

You will map out how product information is being created, enriched and consumed today. And you will help create the pre-

conditions for future data & information usage - to create great and personalized experiences for our customers, suppliers and co-

workers. It is about enabling accurate and trusted information about our products at the right time throughout the IKEA value chain.

As a Data Steward within IPIM your focus will be data stewardship of product data on an operational level. You will be assessing data quality at the source and across systems, and take corrective actions where needed with the responsible information owners and content generators.

You will be working closely connected to and interact with many stakeholders in IKEA building a strong network and securing involvement of relevant stakeholders in all we do.

The responsibilities in your role include :

  • Ensure the integrity of data around products within all sources, and ensuring the compliance to legal rules, IKEA policies and standards
  • Secure that information / data is available in line with the needs from all stakeholders in the value chain
  • Identify data quality issues by analysing the results of data profiling and monitoring
  • Support in communicating the information definition, business rules and information usage to the stakeholders
  • Support and educate users on product information governance and processes
  • Handle operational requests related to Product related Information and Data Management (e.g. clarification of ownership and data sources)
  • Support in making business impact assessments for changes in the data model.
  • Qualification

    To succeed in this role you need to have an interest in home furnishing and people’s everyday life at home, and be excited by our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.

    We are looking for the following basic qualifications for all candidates :

  • You have a strong knowledge of data management and analytics, for example based on a master degree in data analytics or similar
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in information and data management and analytics
  • You have an interest in IT solutions to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • You are a problem solver, not only once, but scalable in a structured way
  • You enjoy working in an agile and iterative way, in an environment that is not yet fully set
  • You work easily with others outside the IPIM team in the rest of the IKEA value chain
  • You can communicate effectively in English both writing and speaking
  • Additional information

    Take the opportunity to join a dynamic and multi-cultural environment and send us your application CV and letter of motivation in English.

    We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you want to work at IKEA and why you would be a good fit for this role.

    For this position we are interviewing continuously and might close the application process earlier if we have found the right candidate.

    The position is permanent and located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has good commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.

    Travelling based on business needs will be necessary.

    If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the recruitment specialist, Jonas Levin at +46 72 886 53 84

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